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Memorandum regarding Maurice E. Townsend

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William Loeb says that Maurice E. Townsend could fill a position with little work required.  Loeb mentions that local Republicans from Townsend's district "protested vigorously" against him being given a position in the administration.  He has traditionally voted Democratic and did not even vote for President Roosevelt.  Any debt that Roosevelt owed Townsend was satisfied with a job that Roosevelt provided while governor.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Townsend, Maurice E.

Date: 1902-12-26

Letter from Albert Loren Cheney to William Loeb

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Albert Loren Cheney warns William Loeb that Maurice E. Townsend has been making trouble and is threatening Francis C. Travers. Cheney believes Townsend is crazy and suggests that the Secret Service watch him as Townsend wants to get near President Roosevelt and run the country himself.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local government--Political aspects; Violent offenders; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; New York (N.Y.). Board of Trade; United States. Secret Service; Townsend, Maurice E.; Travers, Francis C., 1849-1905

Date: 1903-06-21

Letter from William Loeb to Theodore Roosevelt

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Secretary Loeb discusses replacements for labor commissionership. He suggests warning William A. Miller to avoid contact with the press while the case involving the Book Binding Department is being investigated. Loeb recommends that President Roosevelt avoid Maurice E. Townsend, who is organizing a 200th anniversary celebration of Oyster Bay. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Industrial relations; Political corruption; Press and politics; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Wright, Carroll Davidson, 1840-1909; Miller, William A.; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Townsend, Maurice E.; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; McMackin, John, 1852-1906

Date: 1903-07-27

Letter from William Emlen Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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William Emlen Roosevelt reports on the condition of his mother, Elizabeth Norris Emlen Roosevelt. Roosevelt mentions that Sagamore Hill's superintendent Noah Seaman is "improving," and reviews his conversation with Joseph Bucklin Bishop, stating that the "Townsend boys" are interested in building a hotel in Oyster Bay, New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elizabeth Norris Emlen, 1825-1912; Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, 1847-1928; Whitridge, Frederick W. (Frederick Wallingford), 1852-1916; Townsend, Maurice E.; Seaman, Noah; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1904-03-02

Letter from Nevada N. Stranahan to William Loeb

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Collector Stranahan informs William Loeb that he did not object to the appointment of Maurice E. Townsend, as Loeb suggested to Townsend's brother.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Public officers--Selection and appointment; Errors; New York (State); New York (N.Y.) Collector of the Port of New York; Townsend, Maurice E.

Date: 1904-07-28

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